1871

The Grey Nuns, a Francophone religious order, found the St-Boniface Hospital in Manitoba

The first hospital in Western Canada starts out with only four beds to meet the health care needs of the people of the new province of Manitoba.

It has grown over the years and has been a major health care facility since 1910. St-Boniface Hospital is a leader in the health care field.

Source: Société historique de Saint-Boniface Archives, Saint-Boniface Museum's Collection, MSB 147

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